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Invention Trivia Quiz Questions

Free inventing trivia quiz questions about inventions, inventors, and inventing.

 

Invention Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

In 1810 in England who invented the tin can for holding food?
A:  Peter Durand

Dr Buddy Lapidus invented and marketed  in 1975 what new product?
A: Odor Eaters

In 1760, what means of personal transport was invented?
A:  Roller Skates

Castanets were invented in what country?
A: Egypt

Percy LeBaron Spencer invented what in 1945?    
A: Microwave Oven  

What was invented by Dr Albert Southwick in 1881?
A: The electric chair

In what country was Calico cloth invented?
A:  India

 

Who invented , in 1876, the carpet sweeper ?
A:  Melvin R Bissell

Who said "necessity is the mother of invention" ?
A: Ovid

In 1911, Georges Claude invented what?
A: Neon lights

What product first used Nylon, which was invented in 1934?
A:  Toothbrush

The guillotine was originally invented for chopping off what?
A:  Hands

In 1879, James Ritty invented  the what?
A: Cash Register

Dr George Wander invented what world famous hot drink in Switzerland  in the1860s?
A:  Ovaltine

 

Bedsprings  were invented in what country?
A: Greece

What automobile safety device was invented in 1902 by Dr F Lanchester ?
A: Disc Brakes

Rice-Kellogg invented what in 1924?
A:  Loudspeakers

Joseph Gayette invented what in 1857 to prevent piles?
A: Toilet Paper

What did Spanish scientists fit to cows to increase milk yield?
A:  False Teeth

In early watches , what material was the hairspring made out of?
A:  Pigs Hair